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The process of social research

Author: Jeffrey C Dixon; Royce Singleton; Bruce C Straits
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Dixon; Royce Singleton; Bruce C Straits
ISBN: 9780199946754 0199946752
OCLC Number: 897946441
Description: xxi, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why care about research methods? --
Science and social research : from theory to data and back --
The ethics and politics of research : doing what's "right" --
Research designs : it depends on the question --
Measurement : linking theory to research --
Sampling : case selection as a basis for inference --
Experiments : what causes what? --
Surveys : questioning and sampling --
Field research and in-depth interviews : systematic people watching and listening --
Existing data analysis : using data from secondhand sources --
Multiple methods : two or more approaches are better than one --
Quantitative data analysis : using statistics for description and inference --
Qualitative data analysis : searching for meaning --
Reading and writing in social research : it's all about communication --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Jeffrey C. Dixon, College of the Holy Cross, Royce A. Singleton, Jr., College of the Holy Cross, Bruce C. Straits, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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